ABSTRACT

Over the last several years, new research and developments in analysis methods and practice have led to rapid advancements in forensic biology. Identifying critical points of knowledge and new methodological approaches in the field, Forensic Biology, Second Edition focuses on forensic serology and forensic DNA analysis. It provides students and pro

chapter 2|18 pages

Crime Scene Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

chapter 4|34 pages

Sources of Biological Evidence

chapter 5|22 pages

Nucleic Acid Extraction

chapter 6|10 pages

DNA Quantitation

chapter 7|16 pages

Amplification by Polymerase Chain Reaction

chapter 8|16 pages

DNA Electrophoresis

chapter 9|14 pages

Detection Methods

chapter 10|10 pages

Serology Concepts

chapter 12|14 pages

Identification of Blood

chapter 13|12 pages

Species Identification

chapter 14|20 pages

Identification of Semen

chapter 15|12 pages

Identification of Saliva

chapter 18|22 pages

Blood Group Typing and Protein Profiling

chapter 19|16 pages

Variable Number Tandem Repeat Profiling

chapter 20|38 pages

Autosomal Short Tandem Repeat Profiling

chapter 22|24 pages

Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Profiling

chapter 23|24 pages

Mitochondrial DNA Profiling

chapter 26|10 pages

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